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California bishop would go to jail before obeying law that breaks confessional seal

May 29, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland, California has urged the faithful to contact state legislators to oppose legislation that would require priests to report child-abuse cases mentioned in sacramental confessions. “I will go to jail before I will obey this attack on our religious freedom,” the bishop said.

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